My Labor & Delivery Story
It’s taken me a long time to sit down and write this, and as I do so, I find myself flooded with emotions and moments I have honestly tried to push aside during the past two and a half months.
Today is May 1st, and boy do I feel like May is a loaded month–this year in particular. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM). It is also Jewish American Heritage Month. May 9th is Mother’s Day. And this May is the month I will give birth to my first child. Not surprisingly, all…
What’s In A Name? Part 2
There was also a part of me that felt like giving our daughter a Korean middle name might impose too much “Koreanness” on her. At the time, I was really struggling with the fact that she was going to have nods to Asian features, and I think that the protective side of me wanted to…
What’s In A Name? Part I
We are happy to announce that Baby R’s name is… Just kidding! Sorry, but you all are going to need to wait until the little one makes her appearance earthside to find out what her name is. But in all seriousness, I knew that the business of naming your child was probably not something to…
Second Trimester Must-Haves
I can’t believe that I’m already in the third trimester! Unlike the first, I feel like the second trimester just flew by! Between the holidays and all of the nesting, it seems like I blinked and suddenly I’m at 28 weeks. While this trimester has definitely been easier and more fun, it’s still had some…
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